Tag Archives: Mark Duggan

We’ve got it so we must use it!

Some of us are occasionally tempted to buy gadgets that we don’t need right now, but look shiny and new and persuade us that they will come in useful before too long. So the gadget comes home and you spend time getting … Continue reading

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Benefits a safety net, not a reward for being good

At the time of posting over 219,000 people in the UK have signed an e-petition requesting that the Government withdraws benefits from any of the rioters who have been convicted for offences committed in London in recent weeks. The threshold for the Government to consider … Continue reading

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